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Christopher Myngs - Admiral

Myngs was a Royal Navy sailor, who helped England to defend Jamaica from the Spaniards. He had a big influence on many successful buccaneers.

Turgut Reis - Admiral

Turgut Reis was one of the most famous and celebrated Ottoman naval commanders, who commanded over much of Mediterranean during 16th century. Here you can find out more about his military conquest, interesting life, and legacy that he left for the future.

Bartholomew Roberts - Captain

He was the last great pirate of the golden age who plundered more than 400 ships. His boldness and abilities made him one of the most successful pirates.

Benjamin Hornigold - Captain

A man who was a privateer, pirate and pirate hunter during his career. He is also well-known because his apprentice and partner was Blackbeard.

Blackbeard - Captain

These are facts about the notorious captain and certainly most famous pirate of all time. His deeds, behavior and a terrifying image made him a perfect villain, who harassed many ships in Caribbean.

Calico Jack - Captain

A typical small-time pirate, whose fame comes from the fact that two of the most famous woman pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Read sailed under his flag.

Charles Vane - Captain

A very skillful pirate who was brave enough to stand against the mighty governor, Woodes Rogers. However, a couple of unfortunate events ended his career sooner than he expected.

Edward England - Captain

This Irishman was a successful pirate, who captured many ships. However, his kindness and not-so-pirate attitude prevented him to become even greater.

Edward Low - Captain

Many stories from the famous Golden Age of Piracy tell the tales of notorious pirate captains, but none can claim that Edward Low was not one of the vilest and cruelest pirate captains of that time. Here you can find out more about his life, from the early age of crime to the heights and lows of his pirate career.

Henry Every - Captain

Every was one of the rare pirates who chose to retire from piracy and lived rest of his life as a rich man.

Howell Davis - Captain

The intelligent pirate, who often used trickery instead of relying only on arms and firepower.

Stede Bonnet - Captain

Stede Bonnet was a former major and wealthy man who suddenly turned to piracy. He became famous despite the fact that he was inexperienced and incompetent pirate.

Thomas Tew - Captain

“Specially wicked and ill-disposed pirate”.

Francois L'Ollonais - Captain

The Frenchman was the cruelest buccaneer that ever lived. With his fleet, he managed to conquer several big Spanish towns.

William Kidd - Captain

Captain Kidd was a successful privateer who became pirate thanks to a couple of unfortunate events. The stories about his buried treasure made him even more popular.

Henry Morgan - Captain, Admiral

Morgan was certainly the most famous buccaneer, a great leader and a hero of England. A man who was so brave and successful that even his enemies praised him.

Woodes Rogers - Captain, Royal Governor

The English privateer who later became the governor of the Bahamas. He took a big part in suspiring piracy from the Caribbean.

Cheung Po Tsai - Colonel

An infamous pirate, mostly known because of a legend about his hidden treasure in Cheung Po Tsai Cave in Cheung Chau Island.

Samuel Bellamy - Elected Commander of pirate fleet

Known facts about Samuel Bellamy’s pirate career and his famous love story, which inspired many writers.

Mary Read - Privateer

This unfortunate girl spent most of her life pretending to be a man. She was treated as woman only on one occasion.

Sir Francis Drake - Vice admiral

One of the most notable sailors and naval commanders of the sixteenth century. One of the most notable sailors and naval commanders of the sixteenth century.